Two arrested after early morning police chase

WLFI File Photo
WLFI File Photo

CASS COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – Two people were arrested after a police chase early Sunday morning.

Police said it began just before 3:30 a.m. on State Road 25 near Fulton County Road 500 South.

Police said they stopped 29-year-old Misty Griffin of Michigan City, for driving 10 miles over the speed limit. While officers were checking identification, Griffin sped off, traveling at more than 80 miles per hour.

A pursuit lasted for about seven minutes.

Stop sticks put down by a Cass County sheriff’s deputy eventually stopped Griffin, near State Road 25 and Cass County Road 350 North. Griffin was taken into custody.

Police said her passenger, 42-year-old Rogelio Pedro of Logansport, refused to exit the car. Officers were eventually able to detain him.

According to police, the two face a combined five preliminary charges, including resisting law enforcement. Griffin also had two outstanding felony warrants from LaPorte County. She remains incarcerated in Fulton County Jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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